Orthopedics | Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital - Part 9

Ways to Reduce or Prevent Orthopedic Problems

Whether you’re a fitness buff or a couch potato, a teenager or a senior, even everyday activities can put you at risk for bone, muscle or joint-related injury.…

Direct Anterior Hip Replacement: An Approach for a Speedy Recovery

By: Jeffrey E. Larson, MD and James P. Wood, MD Your hip is stiff and painful, and the doctor says it’s worn out. Nonsurgical options have already been…

When You Lose Your Grip with Basal Thumb Arthritis

Any condition that irritates or destroys a joint is referred to as arthritis. Basilar thumb arthritis is the most common form of osteoarthritis affecting the hand. More prevalent…

Fireworks Safety Essentials

Thousands of Americans, many of them children, are injured each year in incidents associated with fireworks, according to the National Council of Fireworks Safety. Most of these injuries…

Men Should Care About Bone Health & Osteoporosis

It’s Men’s Health Month, and we want to make sure you know the risks, symptoms and preventive methods for osteoporosis—affecting nearly two million American men and one of…

All About Sciatica

Sciatica, also known as lumbar radiculopathy, is a pain that originates along the sciatic nerve, which extends from the back of the pelvis down the back of the…

Orthopedic Animations Offer In-Depth Explanations of Conditions & Procedures

If you recently suffered an orthopedic injury, have an orthopedic surgery coming up or just want to get a better understanding of orthopedic conditions and procedures, you’ll definitely…

Playing it Safe on Playgrounds

Warmer weather means lots of time spent on backyard play sets or local playgrounds for families with children. But did you know that more than 600,000 children were…

To Wait or Not to Wait?

Sports After Total Joint Replacement Arthritic knees, frozen hips and pain or limited mobility can throw the serious athlete into a panic. The internal struggle over whether to…